BHH 2012 – What to expect?

This is it. Few more days to Borneo Headhunters Hat 2012.

Its been hot on some days and raining on others here in Kota Kinabalu so bring your sunscreen and hat and be prepared for a hot weekend or a muddy field (or both). Sadly, we have no control over the weather but we do however have control on playing safe and injury-free. Here’s the outline of the tournament:

Friday, February 24

7:30 pm – 11 pm  Registration party at Upperstar (Segama Complex)

Saturday, February 25

Borneo Headhunters Hat (Padang Sukma Likas)

7:30 am  Team Meeting (All players need to report at the field at this time)

8:00 am  Captain’s Briefing

8:30 am  Tournament starts

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7:30 pm  Saturday Night Party (Party Box, Waterfront): Free flow soft drinks and happy hour price on other drinks. Complimentary light dinner provided between 7:30pm – 8:30pm .

8:30 pm  Borneo Headhunters Hat 2012 Prize Giving Ceremony

9:00 pm  Best Guitarist Pose Contest

9:30 pm  Best Dressed Contest (Winner gets BHH 2012 disc)

10:00 pm PARTAYYYYYYY till close

Sunday, February 26

3:30 pm  Sabah Ultimate Pickup Game (Rugby/Football Field, Terminal 2, Low Cost Terminal, KK Airport)

What should I bring?

Your normal Ultimate Frisbee game clothes, dry clothes, sunscreen, socks and football boots / cleats.

We will provide: your BHH 2012 team jersey, water, bananas, lunch on the field.

There will be a few shaded areas on the field to hide from the sun / rain in between games. There’s also a canteen on-site in case you want to buy extra food / drinks.

What else Can I do to prepare for the tournament?

Read. The. Rules.

If you remember nothing, remember the Spirit of the Game: things like calling yourself out when you’re out. Not calling a score if you caught it outside the endzone, and above all – be competitive, but have fun!

Don’t forget, you can congratulate your opponent when they score on you. And at all times be respectful to other players. No arguments are needed. The rules are simple: if a foul is contested, it goes back to the thrower. Game on.

One team with the most outstanding spirit will win the coveted Spirit Award. It’s not just about the games you play afterwards, or the cheers, but also how you call fouls and deal with fouls called on you.

Other than that, you are what you are for this tournament. Make the most of it, have fun and learn as much as you can.

4 thoughts on “BHH 2012 – What to expect?

  1. I like the map, all the important points are circled….. Friday night party, Saturday night party, accommodations

    Fields are nowhere to be seen, but like I said, ALL the important points are circled! :)

  2. I’d hope no one notices but who am I to kid myself :)

    New map added to show location of fields relative to the other venue sites. As you can see, it’s only a 5-10 minutes drive from the main city area.

  3. For guests staying at Imperial Boutec, Tournament Director Dinoza Mahruf will be arranging transportation for you. More information will be provided at the Friday night registration party or you can contact him personally :)

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